DJ Bassnectar is one of the most famous EDM producers on the planet and finds himself in the news after a group of attorneys filed a lawsuit against him and his management, allegations the DJ refutes. Does Bassnectar have a girlfriend? What’s his net worth? We take a look into his personal life.
EDM DJ Bassnectar: Who is he?
Bassnectar was born as Lorin Ashton in Santa Cruz, California in 1978.
He is a DJ and producer that specialises in electronic dance music and has played at some of the US’s biggest festivals including Bonnaroo, Coachella and Lollapalooza.
The about section on his website describes him as “one of the longest standing and most respected artists in American electronic dance music.”
The San Francisco-based artist released his first album in 2001, after starting out in a heavy metal background.
In 2013, he placed fourth in a top 50 list of America’s best DJs, curated by Pioneer and DJ Times.
Bassnectar is known for creating an audio sensory environment in his sets.
Bassnectar girlfriend: Is he in a relationship?
The site Whosdatedwho state that they have no record of the DJ ever dating anyone.
He has managed to keep his relationships out of the public eye, but in a statement where he refuted claims of sexual misconduct, Bassnectar spoke about the nature of his past relationships.
The 43-year-old said: “In my 20s and 30s I was traveling constantly, and never felt like I had a permanent home. Most of the women I met were younger than me and in college, which at the time this did not seem strange or wrong or creepy.
He added that he and those women “had a lot of fun together,” and that “in most cases we shared a beautiful connection or lasting friendship.”
Ashton went on: “Looking back now, I simply wish I had never opened up to anyone I met on the road, because any relationship in that context had the potential to get complicated, misconstrued, or cause unintentional emotional harm to others.”
DJ Bassnectar AKA Lorin Ashton’s net worth
Bassnectar toured from 1996 to 2015, when he slowed down to focus playing the festival circuit and curating his own events.
Between the catalogue of albums and EPs, touring and a slew of successful events, Bassnectar, or Lorin Ashton, has amassed a net wealth of around $25 million according to various sources including Wealthypersons.com.
The same site state that through the DJ has a yearly salary of around $2.5 million for DJing at events, around 150 of them per year.
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